ICC World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli, KL Rahul entertain kids in Southampton

ICC World Cup 2019: Delighted Virat Kohli, KL Rahul Entertain Kids in Southampton

Virat Kohli, ICC World Cup 2019. Kids, Southampton, KL Rahul
Kohli, Rahul enjoy their time with school kids for ICC's cricket clinic. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

Team India skipper ahead of their game against Afghanistan in Southampton shared moments of joy alongside opening batsman KL Rahul with school kids during ICC’s school clinic. During the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019, the world cricket governing body has taken the initiative for the school going children to meet distinct participating teams at the quadrennial event.

On Thursday (June 20), Kohli has expressed joy in receiving kids as his ‘joy knows no bounds’. On the sidelines of the World Cup event, Kohli further asserted the significant learning curve happens to be not forgetting the content of playing gentleman’s game.

Besides, in his tweet, Kohli said the commitment and honesty lie in whatever kids ought to do.

While partaking in a gruelling net session, Indian players met school kids at the Ageas Bowl. Also, Hardik Pandya and Shikhar Dhawan‘s replacement Rishabh Pant partook in the cricket clinic which is overseen by the ICC.

Also, Kohli-led team is currently sitting at the fourth spot of the ICC World Cup points table with seven points. So far, the formidable line-up went on to win three matches apart from sharing a point each with New Zealand due to a wet outfield in Trent Bridge.

Furthermore, Kohli has enjoyed valuable time with kids. He reiterated it is heartwarming to contribute in some way for the youngsters.

“Spending time with kids is an absolute joy and an opportunity to contribute to their journey in some way. Such honesty and commitment in whatever kids do. So much to learn as well. And the biggest learning is to never forget the joy of playing this great game. 😇😇,” Kohli tweets.

During a meet, Kohli alongside Rahul interacted with kids before posing for photographs. Later on, Kohli has posted those photographs on his Twitter handle with a heartwarming message.

It’s good to see that  Southampton prediction is cited as mostly sunny. Thus, India would be keen to eke out two points against Afghanistan on Saturday (June 22).

Virat Kohli and KL Rahul pictured with school kids in Southampton:

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